Four-Day Test Matches: The Future Of Cricket? England have almost confirmed to play Ireland next year for a four-day Test match at Lord’s. Almost, because you can’t really trust any of the “Big Three” (India, England and Australia) to commit to their schedules these days. However, that is for another day. For now, the arrival […] READ MORE
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Do Four-Day Tests Herald The Death Of Test Cricket?
It has finally happened. The first four-day Test match is currently underway at Port Elizabeth in South Africa. However, it may seem that four days is ample for this strong South Africa side to dispatch Zimbabwe. Indeed, the tourists are sitting precariously at 30/4 at stumps, after South Africa declared on 309/9. Aiden Markram led […] READ MORE
The Four-Day Test Conundrum
Four-day Tests are a notion that has been an omnipresent threat for quite some time. The idea was first proposed among strategy discussions at ICC meetings in 2009, along with day-night Tests and a two-tier league system. And just like the latter concepts, it too has reared its ugly head time and time again throughout […] READ MORE